Lot No. 293 (95th Auction)
Joseph Pichler in Wien, Case No. 1882, 142 mm, 2100 g, circa 1850

A remarkable large double-sided quarter repeating Vienna clock watch with Vienna 4/4 strike "Grande Sonnerie", alarm, date and week day indicators
Case: brass, firegilt, case maker's punch mark "Louis Ruault à Paris", switch for "Grande Sonnerie / Petite Sonnerie" und "Non / Sonne". Dial: enamel, polychrome painted, signed "Verrien" on reverse side. Movm.: full plate movement, chain/fusee, 4 barrels, 3 hammers / 3 bells, verge escapement, three-arm brass balance.

This carriage clock is certainly striking in every way! The extreme size as well as its weight of 2100 gr takes the onlooker by surprise, just as the fine calendar dial that is concealed on the back does. A masterpiece created by the watchmaking industry in Vienna in its heyday.
Estimate  6,000 - 15,000 €

Price Realised  13,700 €
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